TODAYS SCIENTIST BIRTHDAY

MARIE CURRIE

Marie Currie a Polish-born French physical scientist who married fellow physicist Pierre Currie in 1895.Together they pioneered the discovery of chemical elements Radium and Polonium(named after her native Poland) and also disinguished the three radiations-Alpha,Beta and Gamma.

The couple shared the 1903 Nobel prize for physics with fellow scientist Henri Becquerel mking her the first woman to ever receive the award.

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